Andrew Lewis High School - Pioneer Yearbook (Salem, VA)

 - Class of 1955

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Greeting The Opponent Waiting For The Kick-off CAPTAIN PARR and ALTERNATE CAPTAIN NORTON greet their opposing captains, St. Clair and McDonald from William Byrd, in the customary pre-game ceremony as the referees confer in the background. The football team fielded by Andrew Lewis this past fall had the distinction of being the youngest Group I team in the State as well as the youngest ever to repre¬ sent the high school. To start the season, the Wolverines met " What ' s happening out there " wonders Coach Hal John¬ son as little Hal and his team stand ready for action. and conquered the Group I Blacksburg squad with only two men, from the starting line-up, back from last year’s Varsity team. One of the most outstanding plays in the game was a 75-yard punt return run—for a touchdown by Sonny Smith. The final score was 34-13. In the next game the Andrew Lewis grid- ders lost to the Cardinals of Danville 27-0. Kenny Norton made impressive gains for Andrew Lewis. The next three games with Thomas I Jefferson, Byrd, and Fleming were losing battles for the scrappy Andrew Lewis team, M The opponents’ scores were due mostly to fumbles by the A. L. team. Looking good , for the Wolverines were Norton, Myers, U Smith, and Henson. The scores were 1 3-7 ,la 14-6 and 20-6. Next our win over Lane put us back in|J the winning column. Beason, Norton, and Wagner scored with Gresham converting for the point. The final score was 34-12. Then came our long-awaited game with the rival team, Jefferson. With our outlined headed by Leonhardt, Christley, and Oakes stopping the ground gains, the Magicians!

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ERNEST KOON END C U J ' U- cJ Z. 1c - Y f6 isr- il sXcrt FRED HOBACK GUARD HARLAN LEONHARDT TACKLE JERRY THOMPSON QUARTERBACK JON MANETTA TACKLE BOBBY BROWN FULLBACK RANDY PETERS GUARD DONALD OAKES TACKLE ARNOLD MANNING GUARD



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Blocking, Tackling, Passing, Kicking . . . took to the air and beat us 28-6. Then on October 29 the Wolverines and the team from Fairfax battled to a 6-6 tie. After this we met and edged out the Glass team of Lynchburg 7-6. Andrew Lewis wound up the season by rolling over Covington in an impressive 39-25 win. Scoring for Andrew Lewis were Norton, Lough, Beason, and Perry. Although we did not have a winning season, there were many individual gains and awards. Among those deserving special recognition were Kenny Norton and Milan Christley. All City-County were Norton, Christley, and Parr; All Western District was Norton; Second Team All State were Christley and Parr; All State Honorable Mention was Kenny Norton, first in total points scored in City-County and fourth in the State. Coaches: Mr. Johnston, Mr. Harless, Mr. Crush, Mr. Copenhaver and Mr. Crawford. In individual awards, Ken Norton received the most valuable player award and Frank Francisco was awarded the sportsmanship trophy. Quarterback Billy Myers picks up a first down against Thomas Jefferson as our men block out tacklers. Ashton Lough moves in on Teejay ' s would-be ground gainer as Rex Mitchell rushes up to call the play. " Down you go " shout Richmond ' s mighty eleven as they converge on halfback Kenny Norton during the action-packed first half. William Byrd ' s entire team seems to be getting into the act as Lewis ' s ball carrier is stopped after a long gain.

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